Laser FAQ

Q. How does laser work for hair removal?
A.The laser-beam enters the upper skin layer. The pigment of the follicle absorbs the light
energy specifically.
Through conversion of light into heat ,the surrounding area is heated and the follicle cell
suffers a heat damage which causes the death of the root of the hair and the hair follicle

Q. How many treatments will need?
A.The light flash only damages hair, which is in an early growth stage, other hair keep growing
normally. Therefore each region needs 4 to 6 treatments. The more treatments are done, the higher
is the chance to treat every hair in its damageable growth stage.

Q. Is the laser procedure effective?
A.The effectiveness of the treatment depends on the color, thickness and depth of the hair, thus red,
blond and grey hair reacts less then black hair. The outcome of the treatments also depends on the
hormone level. To reach a high effectiveness it is important to set up a treatment plan
with your doctor depending on your skin type and hair consistency.

Q. Can all hair be treated?
A.Since the laser beam target the pigments in the hair, black or dark hair can be treated the easiest.
Treatment of blond and grey hair is seldom possible.

Q. What kind of results should expect?
A. The scientific literature shows that 12 month after the end of treatment there are very good effects
with latest generation of lasers. It can be microscopically proved that the hair follicles are definitely
damaged.

Q. How will the treatment take course?
A.After application of a hydrous gel the hand piece of the laser is held onto the skin and moved over
the parts to be treated. The laser sends a light impulse of the size of the 14mm, what feels
like soft pricks .The treatment is very comfortable thanks to the skin cooling system of the laser
device.

Q. What happens after the treatment?
A.After the treatment a redness of the skin, strong feeling of warmth or wheals can occur in a few patients. The hair loosens and drops out after 5 days to 2 weeks. The re-growing hair is mostly thinner and lighter than the natural hair.

Q. How much time is there between treatments?
A.The next treatment can be done after 3-5 weeks, when a definite hair growth is noticeable.